Oak Bay Police Department

Oak Bay Police Department briefs for the week of Feb. 14 to 20. (Black Press Media file photo)

After 90-minute search, Oak Bay resident finds, returns home missing man with dementia

Police identify $16,000 online motorhome sale scam

  • Feb 23, 2022
Oak Bay Police Department briefs for the week of Feb. 14 to 20. (Black Press Media file photo)
The Oak Bay Police Board seeks resident input while developing its three-year strategic plan. (Black Press Media file photo)

Police ask those who live, work and play in Oak Bay to take 5-minute survey

Responses inform police department priorities for 3-year strategic plan

The Oak Bay Police Board seeks resident input while developing its three-year strategic plan. (Black Press Media file photo)
Oak Bay police seek a white vehicle with front end damage after a driver’s open door was hit on Beach Drive last week. (Black Press Media file photo)

Oak Bay police seek sedan after driver hits open door on Beach Drive

Among the many calls to police last week in Oak Bay, were several false alarms

Oak Bay police seek a white vehicle with front end damage after a driver’s open door was hit on Beach Drive last week. (Black Press Media file photo)
The Oak Bay Police Department. (Ray Bernoties/Twitter)

Oak Bay police seek public’s help locating missing teen

Oak Bay police report teen safe Feb. 6

The Oak Bay Police Department. (Ray Bernoties/Twitter)
School Liaison Officer Const. Natalie Mishrigi talks to Grade 1 students about what she does and answers questions at Glenlyon Norfolk School. (Glenlyon Norfolk School/Twitter)

POLICE BRIEFS: Cabbie jilted $50 fare in Oak Bay

School liaison officer issues 5 tickets, 6 warnings to drivers in school zones

School Liaison Officer Const. Natalie Mishrigi talks to Grade 1 students about what she does and answers questions at Glenlyon Norfolk School. (Glenlyon Norfolk School/Twitter)
Chief Ray Bernoties during his promotion ceremony in 2020. (Black Press Media file photo)

Greater Victoria police chief popular on Twitter announces impending retirement

Oak Bay Chief Const. Ray Bernoties has zero plans, except to explore the man beyond the cop

Chief Ray Bernoties during his promotion ceremony in 2020. (Black Press Media file photo)
An officer stopped a driver in the 2400-block of Cadboro Bay Road after police records confirmed the vehicle was not insured. The vehicle was towed and the driver issued a $598 ticket. (Black Press Media file photo)
An officer stopped a driver in the 2400-block of Cadboro Bay Road after police records confirmed the vehicle was not insured. The vehicle was towed and the driver issued a $598 ticket. (Black Press Media file photo)
An online scam cost a person seeking a place to live $1,950. The fraud was reported to Oak Bay police Jan. 15, after the victim paid to secure a rental property and determinred the ad was fraudulent. (Black Press Media file photo)

Driver fined $167 for running red light in Oak Bay crash

Distinctive wooden cane up for claim at Oak Bay police department

An online scam cost a person seeking a place to live $1,950. The fraud was reported to Oak Bay police Jan. 15, after the victim paid to secure a rental property and determinred the ad was fraudulent. (Black Press Media file photo)
Oak Bay police impounded a driver’s vehicle for 30 days after he did not provide a usable breath sample for police. (Black Press Media file photo)
Oak Bay police impounded a driver’s vehicle for 30 days after he did not provide a usable breath sample for police. (Black Press Media file photo)
The Oak Bay Police Department want to speak with this individual about thefts from vehicles in the community mid-December 2021. (Oak Bay Police/Twitter)

Oak Bay police seek theft, fraud suspect caught on camera

Man swiped identification, committed fraud at Victoria businesses, police say

The Oak Bay Police Department want to speak with this individual about thefts from vehicles in the community mid-December 2021. (Oak Bay Police/Twitter)
Oak Bay police were called after a resident noticed a neighbour’s car idling in the driveway a long time. (Black Press Media file photo)

Idling car leads Oak Bay police to find senior in distress

Driver ticketed $167 for failing to yield after a stop sign

Oak Bay police were called after a resident noticed a neighbour’s car idling in the driveway a long time. (Black Press Media file photo)
The intersection of King George Terrace and Beach Drive will get a new stop sign to become a three-way intersection. A crosswalk will be installed along Beach across King George.
(Travis Paterson/News Staff)

Oak Bay resident loses $200,000 in phone scam

Breast pump machine, chocolates pilfered from unlocked vehicles

The intersection of King George Terrace and Beach Drive will get a new stop sign to become a three-way intersection. A crosswalk will be installed along Beach across King George.
(Travis Paterson/News Staff)
Oak Bay Police department seeks a suspect after a theft from a vehicle was caught on camera Dec. 12. (Black Press Media file photo)

Holiday humbug vandal cuts down decorations in Oak Bay

Theft from vehicle suspects caught on camera as unlocked cars remain target

Oak Bay Police department seeks a suspect after a theft from a vehicle was caught on camera Dec. 12. (Black Press Media file photo)
A resident reported a potential phone scam to police Dec. 1. (Black Press Media file photo)

Scammers get $0 in two-day job as Oak Bay resident stands her ground

Caller told woman not to go to the bank as it was an ‘inside job’

A resident reported a potential phone scam to police Dec. 1. (Black Press Media file photo)
The Oak Bay Police Department is close to getting its first electric patrol vehicle into service. (Ray Bernoties/Twitter)

New 2-wheeled vehicles approved as Oak Bay police fleet begins shift to electric

$10,000 for e-bikes included in approved 2022 police budget

The Oak Bay Police Department is close to getting its first electric patrol vehicle into service. (Ray Bernoties/Twitter)
Oak Bay Police Department briefs for the week. (Black Press Media file photo)

Poor driving prompts Oak Bay police to catch impaired driver

Excessive speed stop comes with 7-day impound

Oak Bay Police Department briefs for the week. (Black Press Media file photo)
A female raccoon dragging a leg trap is sedated for examination at the Wild Animal Rehabilitation Centre in Metchosin. It was later put down. (Courtesy Wild ARC)
A female raccoon dragging a leg trap is sedated for examination at the Wild Animal Rehabilitation Centre in Metchosin. It was later put down. (Courtesy Wild ARC)
Oak Bay Police Department briefs for the week of Nov. 15. (Black Press Media file photo)

Driver refuses breath sample, Oak Bay police issue 90-day driving ban

Officers called for stolen, poorly parked cars last week

Oak Bay Police Department briefs for the week of Nov. 15. (Black Press Media file photo)
Stefan Geisinger, 46, was last seen in the area of the Oak Bay Marina wearing a grey jacket, beige pants and blue runners. (Courtesy Oak Bay Police Department)

UPDATE: Tip leads Oak Bay police to locate missing man safe in Beacon Hill Park

Stefan Geisinger, 46, was last seen wearing a grey jacket, beige pants and blue runners

Stefan Geisinger, 46, was last seen in the area of the Oak Bay Marina wearing a grey jacket, beige pants and blue runners. (Courtesy Oak Bay Police Department)
Oak Bay fire and police departments help deal with a struck gas line in Oak Bay on Nov. 9. (Oak Bay Fire Department/Twitter)

Fire, police double down on struck gas line in Oak Bay

Shoplifting suspect faces charges in new year

Oak Bay fire and police departments help deal with a struck gas line in Oak Bay on Nov. 9. (Oak Bay Fire Department/Twitter)